Oversight Hearing, Developments in Labor Law Affecting the Construction Industry: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, Hearing Held in Washington, D.C., on March 8, 1983
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1984 - 117 pages
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Page 36 - ... Employees shall have the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection, and shall also have the right to refrain from any or all of such activities...
Page 71 - So long as a union acts in its self-interest and does not combine with non-labor groups, the licit and the illicit under § 20 are not to be distinguished by any judgment regarding the wisdom or unwisdom, the Tightness or wrongness, the selfishness or unselfishness of the end of which the particular union activities are the means.
Page 2 - Employees shall have the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection .. . ." The National Labor Relations Board was created to protect and enforce these rights of working people.
Page 72 - ... successful attempt to obtain that provision through bona fide, arm's-length bargaining in pursuit of their own labor union policies, and not at the behest of or in combination with nonlabor groups, falls within the protection of the national labor policy and is therefore exempt from the Sherman Act.
Page 94 - Act, assuring employees the right "to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing" or "to refrain from
Page 31 - Employer, that it is engaged in commerce within the meaning of the National Labor Relations Act, and that the purposes of the Act will best be served if we assume jurisdiction in this case.
Page 69 - Provided, That nothing in this subsection (e) shall apply to an agreement between a labor organization and an employer in the construction industry relating to the contracting or subcontracting of work to bo done at the site of the construction, alteration, painting, or repair of a building, structure, or other work: Provided further, That for the purposes of this subsection (e) and section 8(b)(4)(B) the terms "any employer...
Page 34 - The Board shall decide in each case whether, in order to assure to employees the fullest freedom in exercising the rights guaranteed by this Act...
Page 32 - ... interrelations of operations, common management, centralized control of labor relations, and common ownership or financial control of the employer and the entity.
Page 71 - Since, in order to render a labor combination effective it must eliminate the competition from non-union made goods, see American Steel Foundries v. Tri-City Central Trades Council, 257 US 184, 209, an elimination of price competition based on differences in labor standards is the objective of any national labor organization.